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Autism Awareness

Autism is now a widely accepted condition but many staff who support and work with people with a condition diagnosed within the Autism spectrum know very little about it.

This one day course is a basic awareness designed to provide both new and existing staff with the knowledge and understanding of what autism is, the different conditions associated with Autism and an introduction to working with and supporting those who have a condition.

The course is for anyone who looks after an or comes in to contact with individual with Autism, employers and managers who line manage individuals or anyone wanting to know more about the subject.

Course Content

- What is Autism
- Myths about Autism
- Who is affected
- Conditions within the Spectrum
- Triad of impairments
- Basic strategies for supporting people
- Autism and challenging behaviour

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